Temple Israel & JCC in Ridgewood and the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey host two Israeli musicians — vocalist Gilad Paz and pianist Shy Kedmi — performing soft rock classics at the shul. The Sunday, April 22 concert, set for 3 p.m., is the America-Israel Cultural Foundation’s salute Israel’s 70th anniversary. Doors will open at 2:45. The concert is sponsored by congregant Richard Schnaittacher.
After the performance, a festive reception will include Israeli appetizers prepared from recipes in “Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking” by chef Michael Solomonov, the federation’s “One Book, One Community” selection the year. The shul is at 475 Grove St. Call (201) 444-9320.